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Intoxication

Issue #69, Winter 2019

In Creative Nonfiction #69: “Intoxication,” writers explore the heady thrills—and, sometimes, dangers—of mother-daughter day-drinking; the Nashville music scene of 1983; finding a new romance in midlife; and surrendering to the Holy Spirit.

Plus, Leslie Jamison de-mythologizes the myth of the Drunk Genius; an argument for more humor in addiction memoirs; a potted history of cocktail coverage; tiny truths; and more.

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What's the Story #69 Lee Gutkind

The beer wasn't the main attraction. The real intoxicant was the opportunity to connect. read more

The Lesson Jennifer Jordán Schaller

Mother-daughter day-drinking. read more

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